Lola García-Ajofrín was selected for the 2021 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Rojava Diary.’
Lola García-Ajofrín is a Senior journalist at Outriders working on multimedia and interactive projects. Originally from Spain, she has reported from several of the capitals throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. She has published with some of the major news outlets which include El Pais, El Confidencial, El Mundo, La Información and Telecinco. She is the author of the book ‘Gigantes de la educación’ (Fundación Telefónica, 2017), which systematically documents strategies utilised by teachers within eleven countries. In 2015, she received the “Manuel Alcántara” award, which is an international prize for reporters. Lola holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Complutense University of Madrid (2006) and a Master’s Degree in Television Journalism from Rey Juan Carlos University (2007).